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EP3: Unlocking Your 'Because': Transform Your Routine with Les Brown's Wisdom on Mick Unplugged

In this empowering episode of Mick Unplugged, host Mick Hunt engages in a profound conversation with his mentor, the legendary motivator Les Brown. They delve into the essence of finding your 'because' and leveraging personal stories to inspire and drive change. Les shares invaluable insights on mastering your passion, investing in yourself, and the significance of mentorship in achieving greatness.

Key Points:

  • Finding Your 'Because': Les Brown emphasizes the depth of 'because' over 'why', highlighting its role as a foundational reason that fuels motivation and change.
  • Personal Story Power: Les shares a pivotal childhood moment that shaped his mission to empower others, illustrating how personal experiences can be transformative.
  • Mastering Your Passion: The importance of identifying and excelling in what you love to stand out in a noisy economy.
  • Investing in Self: Les underscores the value of self-investment to discover one's purpose and manifest a meaningful life.
  • Commitment to Greatness: The necessity of demanding more from oneself to transcend limits and pursue greatness.
  • Mentorship's Impact: Les Brown discusses how mentors can provide perspective, push for excellence, and guide towards success.


  • Growth Mindset: Embrace challenges as opportunities for growth and learning.
  • Service-Oriented Mindset: Focus on serving and adding value to others rather than just selling or achieving personal success.
  • Investment Mindset: Continually invest in personal development and mastery of skills to elevate your potential.

Action Items:

  1. Identify Your 'Because': Reflect deeply to find the core reason that drives your actions and decisions.
  2. Master a Skill or Passion: Dedicate time to excel in an area you are passionate about, ensuring it aligns with your 'because'.
  3. Seek Mentorship: Find a mentor who can guide, challenge, and inspire you to reach new heights.
  4. Invest in Yourself: Allocate time and resources to personal growth, skill acquisition, and self-discovery.
  5. Commit to Excellence: Challenge yourself to exceed your own expectations and push beyond your comfort zone.

Les Brown's dialogue with Mick Hunt not only provides a roadmap to personal and professional growth but also instills a sense of purpose and determination to make an impactful difference in the world.


Episode Transcript

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